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Undergraduate Programs

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Are you fascinated by how life works at the cellular or molecular level? Are you interested in emerging research and technologies that improve human health or expand our understanding of evolution?

As a biochemistry and molecular biology major, you’ll study science at the intersection of biology and chemistry. You’ll get the chance to explore these fields in the classroom, pursue research questions, and develop the skills needed for successful careers or graduate studies in health sciences, biotechnology, or basic/applied research.

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Major or Minor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

As a biochemistry and molecular biology (BCMB) major, your coursework will include foundations in chemistry, genetics, cell biology, and biochemistry, with increased opportunity to specialize in the areas that interest you most.

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Accelerated B.A./M.S. degree in Department

Our  Accelerated B.A./M.S. Program allows you to further develop your skills as a scientist. As early as your junior year, you can join a research team and continue the project into your fifth year of study.

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Prehealth Advising Program

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in the health professions, Clark’s Prehealth Advising Program can help you prepare for further training in the health sciences .

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Undergraduate Research and Honors Program

Students who engage in research can take their work to the next level through our honors program.

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Careers and Internships

Our alumni pursue exciting careers in biotechnology, health care, pharmaceutical science, patent law, and secondary and higher  education.

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Study Abroad

Interested in studying abroad? Working closely with your academic adviser to map out a four-year plan, you can combine a biochemistry and molecular biology major with a study abroad experience in Panama, Australia, Scotland, or another program destination.

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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Office Location
  • Arthur M. Sackler Sciences Center
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
  • 1-508-793-7116